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Christmas roses


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Dust jacket; quarter green linen and green illustrated paper inscription dated Christmas, 1886


Publisher London : Griffith, Farran
Year 1886
Pages 44
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number srlf_ucla:LAGE-2058464
Digitizing sponsor msn
Book contributor University of California Libraries
Collection cdl; yrlsc; iacl; americana

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Reviewer: Graham W - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 26, 2010
Subject: A beautifully produced 120-year old kids' book.
This beautifully produced kids' book is a sheer delight.

'Christmas Roses' is of excellent quality, it is well preserved and its artwork shows little or no signs of faded colors after the passage of more than a century. It's a good insight into just how good high quality production printing of 120 years ago could actually be.

To get a better appreciation of the actual quality I'd suggest the reader downloads and expands the JPEG 2000 file, christmasroses00lawsiala_jp2.zip. Therein, each page is presented as a separate high quality JPEG 2000 (.jp2) file.

(BTW, printing inks of the time often consisted of intensely colored metallic-based pigments. Whilst very stable over time, many are now considered too toxic to use and thus would not be permitted today.)
Reviewer: womtig - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 6, 2009
Subject: Christmas Roses
What a delightful book this is.. and what joy it beholds
Reviewer: Sergio Garabetti - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 4, 2009
Subject: Christmas roses
Livro 01
Reviewer: chickenshorts - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 19, 2007
Subject: Yes
Beautifully illustrated, although the poems are somewhat sappy, but then, this is today.
Reviewer: Nooty - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 19, 2007
Subject: Wow! Great illustrations
Beautifully illustrated, too bad the magnify feature of Flipbook does not work.
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